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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse was born in 1877 in Calw, Germany. He was the son and grandson of Protestant missionaries and was educated in religious schools until the age of thirteen, when he dropped out of school. At age eighteen he moved to Basel, Switzerland, to work as a bookseller and lived in Switzerland for most of his life. His early novels included Peter Camenzind (1904), Beneath the Wheel (1906), Gertrud (1910), and Rosshalde (1914). During this period Hesse married and had three sons.
During World War I Hesse worked to supply German prisoners of war with reading materials and expressed his pacifist leanings... Read More

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The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse
Written by Hermann Hesse
Bantam | Trade Paperback | October 1995
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-37776-7 (0-553-37776-0)

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Narcissus and Goldmund
Written by Hermann Hesse
Bantam | Paperback | February 1984
$7.99/(Canada) | 978-0-553-27586-5 (0-553-27586-0)

Hesse's novel of two medieval men, one quietly  content with his religion and monastic life, the  other in fervent search of more worldly salvation.  This conflict between flesh and spirit, between  emotional and contemplative man, was a life study for  Hesse. It is a theme that transcends all time.  The Hesse Phenomenon "has turned into a vogue,  the... Read more






Siddhartha
Written by Hermann Hesse, Translated by Susan Bernofsky, Introduction by Tom Robbins
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | December 2007
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7478-2 (0-8129-7478-6)

In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound... Read more






Siddhartha
Written by Hermann Hesse, Translated by Susan Bernofsky, Introduction by Tom Robbins
Modern Library | Hardcover | July 2006
$16.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-64336-4 (0-679-64336-2)

Hermann Hesse’s classic novel Siddhartha has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. Though set in a place and time far removed from the Germany of 1922, the year of the book’s debut, the novel is infused with the sensibilities of Hesse’s time, synthesizing disparate philosophies–Eastern religions, Jungian... Read more






Siddhartha
Written by Hermann Hesse
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1981
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-20884-9 (0-553-20884-5)

In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound... Read more





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